Awhile back I voluntarily moved into a role developing a customized enterprise WooCommerce platform to power a couple dozen properties. I eventually came to understand this as a Skunkworks – a project “developed by a small and loosely structured group of people who research and develop a project primarily for the sake of radical innovation”, Wikipedia. The company did not adopt the solution. It was a categorical failure to them, yet a personal success for me to learn from.
I highly recommend the article Maximize Your eCommerce Profits with Cross-Selling* from the Official WooCommerce Blog*. It was written by Stephen Roe on August 9, 2018.
I joined John Overall on his podcast WP Plugins A-Z for Interview 32 discussing WooCommerce and Code Snippets. Give it a listen and let me know how I did! Podcast description: Today’s interview is with Sean Conklin from CodedCommerce. We previously reviewed some plugins Sean has worked on. For example: Benchmark Email Lite, all the […]
Open eCommerce can be contrasted to a paint-by-numbers application or drawing. There are many preset and cookie-cutter eCommerce providers out there, many of them quite popular and well regarded. Open-source software offers much more for a business or organization as it allows them to customize anything and make untold decisions to satisfy their unique needs.
Nonprofit organizations run on revenues from events, memberships, donations, and of course grants. Many are finding their way to WooCommerce to better fulfill their online eCommerce needs.
An interesting set of questions recently came up: How best to take phone orders, change new orders just in, or append add-on items or orders to a customer’s account using stored payment. This is akin to performing a post purchase up-sell or cross-sell administratively.
I highly recommend the article Tips to Optimize Post-Purchase Experience for WooCommerce from the Official WooCommerce Blog by Cody Landefeld on March 8, 2018.
Storefront* is the official open-source theme for WooCommerce powered stores. There are significant benefits to implementing the official theme and making your site’s design work with it. Storefront can improve both form and function with a little patience in working it to suit your design needs.
I highly recommend the article Quick Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization for WooCommerce* by Marina Pape on April 19, 2018.
I highly recommend the article 10 Ways to Make Your Next WooCommerce Sale by Andrea Zoellner on March 29, 2018.